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International Mix-Up | Kyoto | Hokuou Joshi : Swedish Girl Åsa Discovers Japan All Over Again (122)

The rest of Japan's even more mysterious than Tokyo! Åsa, a manga artist from Stockholm, Sweden, sets off to discover a side of Japan she’s never seen before. Her travels take her to southern Tohoku, Fukuoka, Okinawa, Hiroshima, and Kyoto. There are all-new surprises and touching moments in store for her every step of the way. Read on and discover the quirks of Japan all over again through Åsa’s eyes in this essay comic!

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Åsa’s comment

I can’t tell Japanese people apart from other Asian people if they’re wearing kimono… Incidentally, while I may look may look like a typical Swedish person to Japanese people, Sweden’s a diverse country, so there are plenty of Swedish people who look Japanese!

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